The new edition of the Illustrated Theatre Production Guide, 2e takes a step-by-step approach to the most common and popular theatre production practices.

New in this addition is an accompanying website (available via password with purchase of the book) with how-to videos give an exclusive visual on how to do crucial backstage tasks such as properly tying knots, building a chandelier, and constructing an outdoor stage. Also, hundreds of hand-drawings illustrate lessons to give dimensional detailed instruction.

This book covers issues related to the construction of wooden, fabric, plastic, and metal scenery used on the stage. It examines theatres and their equipment, tools and materials, and scenery construction, as well as the principles of electricity and implementation of a lighting design.

Illustrated Theatre Production Guide, 2e offers techniques and best-practice methods from an experienced industry expert, creating a foundation on which to build a successful and resourceful career behind the scenes in theatre production.

Author John Holloway is an associate professor and technical director for the Theatre Department at the University of Kentucky.

Illustrated Theatre Production Guide, 2e
ISBN 13: 978-0-240-81204-5
PUB DATE: February
US PRICE: $44.95
EUR PRICE: €32.95
GBP PRICE: £22.99